Abbey Guest House
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- Continental Breakfast
- Free High-Speed Internet
- Free parking
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Driving to York today with Ruth and Charlie we stopped to view Hadrian's Wall at two locations. Maps 1-2. An 83 year old woman riding nearby said that on a clear day you can see it to the horizon. Running virtually from coast to coast we realise the Romans were making a serious effort to keep the Scots out of their domain. Not a lot has changed in 2000 years has it. We are still building walls either virtually or in other ways to keep others out. Thanks to Charlie for the long ...
... is basically Viking for York. It tells of when and how the Vikings arrived and set up a village in this spot. The exhibition showed the kind of people that lived here and how they lived their lives. In a weird twist, you sat on a cable car like thing (inside) and it took you around the village with bizarre mannequins showing the village. Very weird, but extremely informative. No pictures of the tour allowed, but there are some of the exhibition. - The York ...
... It has some spectacular stained glass windows. The Great East Window is currently being repaired. It contains pictures from the book and genesis and revelations. There is a special area where you can see some of the windows which have been fixed, close up. The detail on the glass is amazing. We took a guided tour which we found very interesting, especially having all the small details in ...
... the box at 2kg, it's going to be expensive to post the box back home, so we'll see how that goes! We are staying at an apartment just 5mins from the centre of york. Tonight is fireworks/bonfire night at we have just finished watching a spectacular fireworks display from mums bedroom window. Even while I'm writing I can hear more fireworks going off in the distance. Tomorrow we have the day in ...
The end of our "stay" in York and the end of our Summer Trip!
Homeward bound back to Barrow upon Soar, not quite in or on the mode of transport we had envisaged when we set off in April.
Clare drives us home with the new crutches in the back, after a week in York and 4 days in hospital for me.
I was very well looked after, including on two separate evenings one of the nurses took me in ...